18K Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Demantoid Garnet, Pearl, and Ruby Butterfly Pendant/Brooch

19th century; the body comprised of two pearls measuring approx. 8.00 x 6.00 mm. and 7.00 x 7.00 mm. with a circle-cut ruby framed by full-cut diamonds, full-cut diamond eyes, and antennas terminated by round cabochon rubies; the wings bead-set with full-cut diamonds and circle-cut demantoid garnets; numbered indistinctly; 22.08 dwts.; 1 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.

  • Provenance: By descent within the Wanamaker Family, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York, New York.
  • Condition: missing one demantoid garnet and two diamonds; otherwise overall good condition.

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November 7, 2021 11:00 AM EST
Boston, MA, US

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